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Brian Damas Thoman

Brian Damas Thoman

Thoman Law, PLLC
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Virginia
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Thoman Law, P.L.L.C is a boutique law firm, headed by an experienced former prosecutor, that focuses on Criminal Defense, Traffic Defense, DUI Defense, Divorce, Child Custody, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Medical Directives, Adoption, Personal Injury, and General Civil Litigation cases. The mission of the firm is to provide the best possible representation and service for our CLIENTS. Great customer service, flexible office hours, and payments plans are always available. Call for a free consultation! 757-447-4090

Managing Partner, Brian Thoman began practicing law in the Hampton Roads area after earning his law degree from the Regent University School of Law in 2006. After graduating, he practiced in the areas of criminal defense, traffic / DUI defense, family law, civil litigation, and bankruptcy. In July of 2007, Mr. Thoman became prosecutor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and worked in the Newport News Office of the Commonwealth Attorney. During his tenure as a prosecutor, Mr. Thoman handled a variety of cases including criminal and traffic misdemeanors, juvenile and domestic crimes, drug possession and distribution crimes, white color felonies, arson, and violent adult felonies, such as burglary, robbery, all types of felonious assault, rape, and murder. During his 5 1/2 years as a prosecutor, Mr. Thoman successfully tried or negotiated THOUSANDS of cases in front of the General District Courts, Juvenile & Domestic District Courts, and Circuit Courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Mr. Thoman is licensed to practice in all courts in the Commonwealth in Virginia, The United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, and The United States District Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia. He is a Member of the American Bar Association, The Virginia Bar Association, and the Newport News Bar Association.

Mr. Thoman has taught attorneys, law enforcement officers, and law students at the Newport News Police Academy in seminars, and internships on various topics including criminal law and procedure, trial litigation skills and techniques, evidence, constitutional law, insurance fraud prosecution and investigation, and arson prosecution and investigation. He also participates in ongoing legal education programs to stay current on the latest information, changes and innovations in legal issues.

Brian D. Thoman, Esq.

4176 South Plaza Trail, Suite 234, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

11815 Fountain Way, Suite 300, Newport News, VA 23606

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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Juvenile Law
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • Free Consultation
    Yes 30 Min. to 1 Hour, depending on the case type.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All Major Credit Cards
  • Contingent Fees
    Availabe on some cases.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly ($200-$350/hour; depending on the case type), Retainer (Sometimes)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Thoman Law, PLLC
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Sr. Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney
Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney
Lead arson prosecutor for the Newport News Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. Conducted jury trials on murders, assaults and maimings, robberies, firearm charges, B & E's, and Drug offenses. Worked with victims and witnesses in developing prospective criminal complaints and cases. Worked with investigators to help develop the factual basis' of cases to prepare for trial, direct the investigation, and to determine if additional evidence would be required. Extensive experience advising law enforcement officers on criminal law and procedure. Instructor at the Newport News Police Academy. Presented thousands of cases to the General District, Traffic, J&DR, and Circuit Courts, as well as accomplished in identifying cases for plea agreements and negotiating with opposing counsel.
Associate Attorney
Law Offices
Criminal defense, traffic / DUI defense, family law, civil litigation, and bankruptcy.
Regent University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of Strasbourg, France
International Law
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Gettysburg College
B.A. | Political Science / American Government & Law
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Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement
Newport News Police Department
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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Newport News Bar Association
- Current
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Virginia Bar Association
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American Bar Association
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Homeowners Association
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License to Practice Law
Virginia State Bar
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Contact & Map
Thoman Law, PLLC
4176 South Plaza Trail
Suite 234
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Telephone: (757) 962-2334
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